The T-Head, Overhead Valve, Overhead Cam, and Twin Overhead Cam engines were discussed for this demo day, celebrating the development of the racing sports car engine. The discussion covered how advances in technology allowed for increasing RPM and power featuring four cars from the collection with different types of engines. The 1909 American Underslung, 1938 Peugeot 402 Darl’Mat Le Mans, 1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model, and the 1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa were featured.
Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.
Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.